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Hamden – Multiple Injuries In School Bus Crash

Several people were hospitalized following a collision between a school bus and a car in Hamden yesterday morning.

The early morning crash occurred at the intersection of Lakeview Avenue and Benham Street. At approximately 7:15 a.m., a school bus with five occupants, including the driver, was stopped on Benham and waiting to turn left onto Lakeview. At this point, another vehicle, a car driven by a 30-year-old local resident, lost control of his vehicle and crashed into the front-end of the bus. The driver of the car sustained serious injuries and was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment, while his three passengers refused treatment. Two of the bus passengers and the driver were also transported to the same hospital for treatment of various injuries, while two other passengers/students were evaluated and released on-site. Authorities are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash and are asking possible witnesses to contact them as soon as possible.

Officials have yet to determine if DUI or reckless behavior was responsible for this incident. It’s important to take note of these factors because they frequently cause crashes that injure motorists. If ever we or our loved ones are involved in similar situations, we have to be aware of our options. Consulting legal experts can help us make sense of these possibilities.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

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